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I present, for your listening enjoyment (or revulsion), my entry for the Poor Form competition: Aldor, a song cycle for cello and piano. This work is a study in symmetry. As you're probably aware, tonality in music is determined by asymmetry; the intervals between notes in major/minor scales are arranged in certain tone-semitone patterns from which the human ear can determine a "home" or key for the scale. By introducing symmetry into the 12-tone scales that Western music uses, one removes a sense of tonality and instead produces atonality. French composer Olivier Messiaen further explore